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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN  
1051 AM EDT MON MAY 21 2018 /951 AM CDT MON MAY 21 2018/  
 
TO: SUBSCRIBERS:  
-NOAA WEATHER WIRE SERVICE  
-EMERGENCY MANAGERS WEATHER INFORMATION NETWORK  
-NOAAPORT  
OTHER NWS PARTNERS AND NWS EMPLOYEES  
 
FROM: ALLISON ALLEN  
CHIEF, MARINE, TROPICAL AND TSUNAMI SERVICES BRANCH  
 
SUBJECT: NATIONAL TROPICAL CYCLONE WATCH WARNING PRODUCT (TCV)  
PRODUCT COLLABORATION TESTS  
 
THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER (NHC), ALONG WITH 26 NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE (NWS) WEATHER FORECAST OFFICES (WFOS) IN SOUTHERN REGION  
AND 15 WFOS IN EASTERN REGION, WILL COMMENCE WITH INTERNAL  
SOFTWARE AND HARDWARE TESTING OF THE NATIONAL TCV PRODUCT  
COLLABORATION PROCESS FOR THE ATLANTIC BASIN ON MONDAY, MAY 21 AND  
CONTINUE DAILY THROUGH THURSDAY, MAY 24, 2018. DURING THIS  
PERIOD, NHC WILL ALSO REQUEST TEST RUNS OF THE HURRICANE WEATHER  
RESEARCH AND FORECAST (HWRF) AND HURRICANES IN A MULTI-SCALE  
OCEAN-COUPLED NON-HYDROSTATIC (HMON) MODELS.  
 
INTERNAL TESTING WILL BEGIN AT APPROXIMATELY 1400 GMT AND  
TERMINATE AT 1900 GMT DAILY DURING SCHEDULED TEST DAYS. IN THE  
EVENT OF INCLEMENT WEATHER, FRIDAY, MAY 25, 2018 HAS BEEN RESERVED  
TO SERVE AS BACKUP DATE FOR ANY PORTION OF TESTING THAT WAS  
DELAYED.  
 
INTERNAL TCV TEST PRODUCTS ARE NOT INTENDED TO BE RELEASED  
EXTERNALLY THROUGH NWS DISSEMINATION AND COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS.  
 
PERIODIC NHC AND WFO INTERNAL SOFTWARE AND HARDWARE TESTING WILL  
CONTINUE DURING THE REMAINDER OF 2018. THE NATIONAL TCV PRODUCT  
FOR THE ATLANTIC BASIN WILL CONTAIN A SUMMARY OF NHC/WFO  
COLLABORATED WIND AND/OR STORM SURGE WATCHES AND WARNINGS,  
DEPICTED BY NWS-DEFINED GEOGRAPHIC ZONES.  
 
NWS WFOS PARTICIPATING IN THE NATIONAL TCV PRODUCT COLLABORATION  
TESTS ARE LISTED BELOW BY NWS REGION:  
 
NWS SOUTHERN REGION  
 
ATLANTA, GA (FFC)  
AUSTIN-SAN ANTONIO, TX (EWX)  
BIRMINGHAM, AL (BMX)  
BROWNSVILLE, TX (BRO)  
CORPUS CHRISTI, TX (CRP)  
FORT WORTH, TX (FWD)  
HOUSTON, TX (HGX)  
HUNTSVILLE, AL (HUN)  
JACKSON, MS (JAN)  
JACKSONVILLE, FL (JAX)  
KEY WEST, FL (KEY)  
LAKE CHARLES, LA (LCH)  
LITTLE ROCK, AR (LZK)  
MELBOURNE, FL (MLB)  
MEMPHIS, TN (MEG)  
MIAMI, FL (MFL)  
MOBILE, AL (MOB)  
MORRISTOWN, TN (MRX)  
NASHVILLE, TN (OHX)  
NEW ORLEANS, LA (LIX)  
NORMAN, OK (OUN)  
SAN JUAN, PR (SJU)  
SHREVEPORT, LA (SHV)  
TALLAHASSEE, FL (TAE)  
TAMPA BAY AREA, FL (TBW)  
TULSA, OK (TSA)  
 
NWS EASTERN REGION  
 
ALBANY, NW (ALY)  
BOSTON, MA (BOX)  
CARIBOU, ME (CAR)  
CHARLESTON, SC (CHS)  
GRAY/PORTLAND, ME (GYX)  
MOUNT HOLLY, NJ (PHI)  
NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY, NC (MHX)  
NEW YORK, NY (OKX)  
STERLING, VA (LWX)  
WAKEFIELD, VA (AKQ)  
WILMINGTON, NC (ILM)  
COLUMBIA, SC (CAE)  
GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG, SC (GSP)  
RALEIGH-DURHAM, NC (RAH)  
BLACKSBURG/ROANOKE, VA (RNK)  
 
FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:  
 
GEORGE MATHEWS  
METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE  
MORRISTOWN, TENNESSEE 37814  
GEORGE.MATHEWS@NOAA.GOV  
423-586-3771  
 
NATIONAL SERVICE CHANGE NOTICES ARE ONLINE AT:  
 
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/OS/NOTIF.HTM  
 
 

 
 
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